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BREAKING: University of Abuja Teaching Hospital Release Comprehensive List of Intern Pharmacist… (NEW)

The University of Abuja Teaching Hospital have just released a list of 2017/2018 successful candidates for Intern Pharmacist positions. We can exclusively report this as was published by ParcelMedico, Nigeria’s safe, secure and cheap delivery service of medical internship applications. See list below: JOIN THE NEW BBM CHANNEL ON C0015D291… Its New And Refreshing


University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu Sale of Admission Forms For School of Midwifery 2017/2018

Applications are invited from qualified candidates for admission into the above mentioned school for 2017/2018 academic programme. The duration of the programme is 18 (Eighteen) months. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS.  Applicants must:  (1) Be a Registered Nurse with current practicing license (II) Possess Senior Secondary School Certificate or its equivalent with five (5) Credits to include, English […]


Medical Association of Nigerians Across Great Britain Annual Conference

The Medical Association of Nigerians Across Great Britain announces its 28th Annual Conference holding in the Home Country of Sir Isaac Newton and Margaret Thatcher. Date: 27 – 29 October 2017 Venue: The Bentley Hotel, Newark Road, South Hykeham, Lincoln LN6 9NH This year’s conference promises to feature educating sessions, mentoring and networking sessions, social […]

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Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria 2017 Examiners Workshop Calabar

The Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria  Examiners’ Workshop 2017 holds in Calabar, Cross Rivers State. THEME: PROFESSIONAL EXAMINATIONS FOR NURSES AND MIDWIVES: THE PLACE OF OBJECTIVITY IN MEASUREMENT AND EVALUATION AIM:  The aim of the workshop is to improve the skills of Examiners to effectively assess candidates during Schools; Council’s Professional Examinations in order to […]

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28th Edition of Anambra State Mandatory Continuing Professional Development Programme (MCPDP) 2017 For Nurses

MCPDP is Mandatory Continuing Professional Development Programme. The programme is a brain child of the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria which was established in March 2010. The programme was designed for all cadres of nurses and is to be undertaken throughout their professional nursing career. It is a continuous formal learning programme within and […]


Nigeria determined to eradicate HIV/AIDS – Minister of Health

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has said that the country has intensified efforts to eradicate the scourge of HIV/AIDS. Adewole, who spoke at the start of the North-West zonal dissemination of the National Guidelines of the 2016 HIV/AIDS Prevention Treatment and Care in Kaduna, noted that the government had been consistent in its […]

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Press Release: Nigerian Healthcare Awards celebrate Akinsete, Ohuabunwa, GE, Lagoon Hosp. Medplus, Nordica, others… (SEE FULL LIST OF AWARD RECEIPIENTS).

The Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Award (NHEA) in a well-attended and glamourous ceremony in Lagos celebrated key stakeholders in the Nigeria healthcare sector. Professor Ibironke Akinsete and Pharm (Mazi) Sam Ohubunwa were presented the Lifetime Achievement Awards at the 4th edition of the NHEA award. Also, those who received honours in an event sponsored by Sterling […]


Short Story Series 2: Bleeding In Pregnancy

Few minutes before worship… He was in his thirties and doing well. His name is Lekpa, a bulky six footer. He left his office at Maitama in Abuja by few minutes after five o’clock for a meeting somewhere in Area one. As the secretary of the committee of friends meeting, he could not afford to […]

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Ondo school of nursing to award first degree

The Ondo State Government has said that it has started the process of upgrading the Ondo State School of Nursing and Midwifery to a degree-awarding institution. The government also said it was committed to ensuring that quality nursing education was provided in the state-owned nursing institution. The Permanent Secretary, Ondo State Ministry of Health, Dr. […]

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Should Political office holders be subjected to a compulsory medical evaluation?

Politicians and medical evaluations? A contentious issue even among health professionals… Should political office aspirants or holders be subjected to medical evaluations? This compilation of responses on the subject matter is quite interesting and educating. Read how health professionals view the subject below; “Medical evaluation should be part of what aspirants should go through to […]

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Official Memo: Nigerian Optometric Association Set to hold her Conference, EXPO and 41st AGM

It is with great pleasure that I invite you to the Nigerian Optometric Association Conference and Expo 2017. The 4-day event will feature a multi-track conference and workshops with extensive teachings and lectures presented by leading industry experts. The exhibition will host leading suppliers from both International and Nigerian optometry sectors demonstrating the latest products […]

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90th Annual National Conference of Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria

The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria is pleased to announce its 90th Annual National Conference tagged ‘Abia 2017’ Theme: Medicines Availability and National Security Venue: Multipurpose International Conference Centre, Umuahia, Abia State Date: 6th – 11th November 2017 CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW!! PLEASE NOTE Hotel Accomodation 1. Payment deadline – 30th September 2017 2. Room […]

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Federal College of Veterinary and Medical Laboratory Technology, Vom Admission Forms on Sale

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the underlisted courses of this College for the 2017/2018 Academic session commencing from October, 2017. RECOMMENDED: New approved list of schools offering Medical Laboratory Assistant & Medical Lab Technician Courses in Nigeria The Courses are as follows: Fellows of Medical Laboratory Science (FMLSCN)  (Three years) […]


Do Oncology Doctors give cancer patients a false sense of hope even though they know that there is no hope for them.

It so happens that this question keep propping up in medical settings. I have had my own share of these ethical questions… Quora’s Dr Gary Larson was quite up-beat about this question and penned down this elaborate response… Enjoy!!! I remember from my first class in patient communication as a first year medical student that […]